August 2011

Aug. 23

For the Love of Reading
The University Book Club begins the fall semester with “Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Verghese. Discussion of the book will be held at noon Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Room 804 of Langsdorf Hall. For more information about the group, call Andi Stein, associate professor of communications, at 657-278-5434 or

The University Business Institute by the Book discussion group is all about books on communication, motivation and personal and professional development. “Who Moved My Cheese?” by Spencer Johnson will be discussed Sept. 29. For more information, go to the UBI website.

The Academic Senate will host a late September gathering for the discussion of “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett. Details are still being developed.

Women's Soccer Victorious
Cal State Fullerton soccer players Nikki McCants scored twice and Brisa Gonzalez added a late tally Aug. 21 for a 3-1 victory over visiting Long Island. The victory moves the team to 1-0-1 for the season.

Aug 18

State Controller Honors Campus
Cal State Fullerton has been presented with a “Certificate for Achieving Excellence in Financial Reporting” by California State Controller John Chiang. The certificate recognizes the campus for “submitting accurate and timely” year-end general fund and three capital outlay bond fund financial reports for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010.

Aug. 15

Titan Volleyball Picked to Finish Fourth in Conference
The defending Big West Conference champion has been picked to finish fourth in the conference, according to a poll conducted with the nine league coaches. The Titans will open the 2011 campaign Aug. 26 at the Loyola Marymount Tournament in Westchester.

Women's soccer was picked to finish in seventh place in the Big West Conference, according to a poll of league head coaches. The titan team opens the regular season Friday, Aug. 19, in Titan Stadium. Action begins at 7 p.m.

Aug. 8

Volunteer Orientation at the Fullerton Arboretum
Campus and community members interested in serving as volunteers at the Fullerton Arboretum are invited to a 10 a.m.-noon orientation session Saturday, Sept. 10. Volunteers can served as nature guides; docents for the nature center, Heritage House and the Orange County Agricultural and Nikkei Heritage Museum; as well as help with sales and customer assistance in the Potting Shed. For more information, call 657-278-4798.

Aug. 4

Titans Named Top Prospects
Cal State Fullerton seniors Nick Posthuma and Kevin Venegas are ranked among the Top 100 professional soccer prospects among 2011 collegians by

Aug. 3

Tree Trimming in Parking Lots
Physical Plant will be trimming trees beginning Monday, Aug. 8, in Parking Lot A at State College and Yorba Linda boulevards, Lot E north of the the Eastside Parking Structure and Lot I just south of Engineering and Computer Science buildings, as well as along Arts Drive on the west side of campus. Work is expected to be completed Aug. 19. For more information, call 657-278-3494 or email

Aug. 2

CSU Celebrates Partnership With DreamWorks Animation
A public-private partnership is helping CSU students become writers, directors, animators and business professionals at DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale-based movie studio with several blockbuster hits to its credit.

Two New Trustees Appointed
Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Humboldt State Professor Bernadette Cheyne and CSU Chico student Jillian Ruddell to the CSU Board of Trustees.

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